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through the snow in boston, and then mary snow in staten island, an area hit by superstorm sandy. first up, poppy harlow. let's get the conditions where you are. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, marty. good morning, everyone. thank you for joining us on this snowy saturday. the sun has come up, the snow has slowed down, the wind gusts are less freekd than they were all through the night. it was torrential here through the evening. i can see down the block, i couldn't see that in the 5:00 eastern hour. now the issue is, how do you clean up? how do you remove the feet of snow that are here? another big issue, huge concern for rhode island folks is the amount of power outages. right now, we've got 187,000 homes without power. that's a big chunk of the population here in this relatively small state. there's big concern about that. and we knew that going into this storm because the snow was wet, it was heavy, and the warmer temperatures actually made it more difficult because that snow weighed on power lines, weighed on trees and now you've got a lot of people without power, ask that me
region, even for areas damaged by superstorm sandy, we are going to look at the threat for coastal flooding there as well as erosion. that's just another part of the story with those winds. >> and power outages, right? if you have heavy, heavy snow and wind, sometimes those power lines -- i mean, so many of the power lines in the suburbs -- in the cities, they're under the ground. >> remember superstorm sandy. >> that's right. i was calling yesterday trying to find a generator. they're virtually out of them. everybody is trying to scramble. >> whenever you don't want it or you don't have the money. >> thank you, jennifer. appreciate it. >>> 36 minutes past the hour. a possible development overnight in the man hunt for christopher dorner. he's the fired lapd cop who's accused of murdering three people. he's vowed to keep on killing. there is a report that he may have been spotted near the barona indian reservation in lakeside, california. the 33-year-old promised retribution for his 2008 dismissal in a rambling facebook manifesto. his burned-out truck was found at a ski resort area
attention after superstorm sandy and working with the president. his reaction to people giving advice about his weight and what he could do, he is kind of a hot head about it, and the temperament might not be there. >> right. not always. i mean, i guess he was on "letterman" on monday and talked about it there. on tuesday he was sort of intro spektive about it, and the comments he made, his office then put it on youtube, and then by wednesday possibly when it got to the third day of talking about this, i think at that point he had sort of had enough. >> certainly it's very personal to have to go through something like that. not public. unfortunately, he is a public figure. the questions come up. michael, it's great to see you. thank you for being patient with me this morning. i appreciate it. >> all right, that's going to wrap things up for me today. i appreciate your time. we're going to be back on monday at 11:00 a.m. eastern, but don't go anywhere. "now with alex wagner" is coming up next. alex, still apocalypse to cover or something else? >> all snow-pocalypse for the next hour. we have
the coast is targeting many of the same residents who are still trying to recover from superstorm sandy just a little more than three months ago. in new york congressman peter king serves on the house homeland security committee and joins me now from long island. well, congressman, your community took such a heavy hit. how are you bracing for this storm? >> everything that can be done is being done, and sussex county is pulley mobilized. new york city is fully mobilized. one of the dangers we have, though, is many of peemt are living in homes that are still partially destroyed. this he may be living in the top floor of a two-story house with a bottom half of the basement destroyed. also, the shoreline has been dramatically weakened. even though the surges won't be as great as they were during sandy, it will be much harder to resist because of the shore lien that's been de stated so badly. we're hoping for the best. i guess one advantage is ok a friday night and into saturday at least the -- you know, the crews will be able to go out without worrying too much about traffic being in the way. y
about doing something about greenhouse gases, haven't the storms, superstorm sandy, irene last year, haven't all of these recent storms and the fluctuations in temperature taught us if nothing else, that we have a real climate problem and that we have to deal with this here even if the rest of the world isn't going to deal with it in china and elsewhere? >> when you say i'm talking about drilling, think about what we're drilling for right now. think about where the boom is in this country. it's with natural gas. in order to access that natural gas, you do have to drill. what it has yaelded this country is an abundance of a resource that they read. it's able to bring our cost down and able to bring about jobs and economic opportunity that we wouldn't have had. how do we pay for the damage caused by a sandy? how do we move towards that next generation of technology if we don't have the resources that we need? we can gain those through our own domestic production and we can put revenues towards a renewable manager deployment fund, towards mitigating some of what we are seeing from impa
as they were with superstorm sandy. listen to home depot customer rick martinez. >> if the power goes down, my -- i have hot air. that will not work. i have small children. that is my biggest concern. >> gas tanks. filling up the tank for the snow blower. plan on using it this evening. >> reporter: he certainly will be using that snow blower. good news for him is he didn't need one coming in to the storm. it is out of snow blowers, generators. it is also out of gasoline cans. all of that can be related back to sandy. think about generators. typically bought before a hurricane. it is different this time. so many people left without power after sandy so a lot of people coming in here. they sold 50-plus generators in 24 hours, alone and earlier sold out of salt and that ice melt. they just got a couple of palettes in. people came right over. they took about half of the palettes away and still demand for that. rest of the stuff, you're out of luck in hackensack. back to you. >> mary thompson, thank you. i think we have someone on the phone that knows a thing or two about the cancelations and delay
after superstorm sandy? >> reporter: right, the ripple effect could be huge. new york city is saying we are certainly prepared for the storm but flooding always is a main concern especially for the areas left vulnerable following superstorm sandy. they're more vulnerable to the high winds and that storm surge. here in the big apple, they have 250,000 tons of salt on standby as well as 1800 snowplows. new york city transportation authority is preparing to use superpowered snow throwers in an effort to keep the trains running smoothly. new york's governor, andrew cuomo is setting up at noon today his emergency operations center. rick, that is really to coordinate all the relief efforts. back to you. rick: anna kooiman, live in midtown manhattan. new york city. anna thank you. alisyn: as you can imagine this major snowstorm is paralyzing air travel. that affects people across the country not just on the east coast. airlines have canceled more than 3 thou flights today. this man hoping to fly from phoenix to boston, well, he is not going anywhere for days. >> our initial flight was canceled
minor injuries. it's all part of that storm will become the nor'easter. after superstorm sandy, no one is taking this storm lightly. >> accumulation is expected to be swift, heavy and dangerous. >> reporter: more than 2,500 flights have been canceled. logan airport and amtrak between new york and boston is shutting down early this afternoon. and cities all over the region is suspending public transportation. >> stay off the streets of our city. >> basically, stay home. >> reporter: the run on gas. >> there's several gas stations up the road out of gas. >> reporter: and supplies ahead of the storm is so intense, the fire department was called into this salem, massachusetts, supermarket. >> well, i might as well double-stock. we don't have to go out. we can hunker down. >> there's been a constant stream, let me show you, of all of the trucks getting prepared for the big storm. boston, getting another 60 tons -- 60,000 tons to this company alone. and they'll be ready when it hits. sam? >> best to be ready. here comes bernie rayno, and my pal. no one knows this stuff better than anyone. ph
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